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Boston Children’s Museum
308 Congress Street
Boston, MA 02210
(617) 426-6500

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Wednesday - Sunday
2 Time Slots
10:00-12:30 and 2:00-4:30

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Boston Children’s Museum offers several Discount Programs Sponsored by

Upon re-opening in July 2020, some discounts will be altered or placed on hold. We look forward to offering these again soon. Please refer to the current status column for more details.

If you have any questions about these discounts, please contact the Museum at 617-426-6500 x200.

Please note: Proof of discount must be presented at the time of entry. No refunds will be issued for discounts requested after purchase.

Type of Discount Current Status Details Required for Discount
$1 Friday Nights Not currently offered. Every Friday from 5-9pm, admission is $1 per person. Check in at Admissions after 5pm.
Library Coupons Currently offered, advance online purchase required. Participating libraries have discount coupons in-house and distribute them to patrons using various methods. Library patrons receive half price admission for up to 4 people with a date specific library coupon. A date specific, library discount coupon must be presented at the Admissions Desk. Check participating library list in Massachusetts, New Hampshire, and Rhode Island.
Last Hour Discount Not currently offered. Visitors entering the Museum during the last hour the Museum is open (Saturday - Thursday) receive half price admission. This discount does not apply on Friday Nights. Must check in at Admissions during the last hour Saturday - Thursday
Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) and Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Cardholders
Currently offered, advance online purchase required. EBT and WIC cardholders from all 50 states can show their EBT or WIC card to pay only $2 per person cash admission. The discount applies for up to four people per card, per visit. The Museum does not transactions; cash or other payment must be provided for admission. A valid EBT or WIC card AND a photo ID
Teacher Discount Currently offered, advance online purchase required. Half price admission for active Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) members. Current Massachusetts Teachers Association (MTA) membership card AND a photo IDMilitary Discount
Military Discount Currently offered, advance online purchase required. United States Armed Forces Active Duty Personnel and Veterans will receive complimentary admission. A valid Active Military or Veterans ID
WGBH discount Not currently offered. WGBH members receive $1 off general admission for up to 4 people. Must present a current WGBH membership card AND a photo ID
Red Sox Kid Nation Not currently offered. Children who are members of Red Sox Kid Nation receive $2 off the general admission price. Red Sox Kid Nation membership card
Go Boston Go Boston Card holders receive free admission to the Museum. Cards are issued one per person for a specific period of days or amount of attractions. Cards must be scanned in the appropriate card reader in order to determine if they are valid for that day.

Please contact for details.
A valid GO Boston Card

The Museum is closed on Thanksgiving and Christmas.
The Museum closes at 3pm on Thanksgiving Eve, Christmas Eve & New Year’s Eve.
The Museum opens at noon on New Year’s Day.

NOTE: Children younger than 16 years of age must be accompanied by an adult at all times. Adults unaccompanied by children must leave proper photo identification at the Admissions Desk. Examples: State Driver’s License or Passport.

Plentiful Weekday & Weekend Discounted Parking Available